Creating future leaders, fortifying the future – National Bonds in partnership with EIBFS

Dubai-UAE:16 June, 2021–Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS), a regional leader in banking and finance education and training, and National Bonds,the UAE Sharia-compliant savings and investment company, owned by the Investment Corporation ofDubai,signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to expand knowledge exchange and support National Bonds’ Emiratization Talent Development Initiatives.

Jamal Al Jassmi, General Manager of EIBFS and Mohammed Qasim Al Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer at National Bonds, signed the strategic partnership agreementin the presence of senior management representatives of EIBFS and National Bonds.

Under the terms of theMoU, the two entitiesare mandated toworkcollaborativelyto develop and implement learning solutions and curate focused learning programs and certifications for National Bonds officials across various departments. In doing so, the synergiesaim to boost National Bonds’Emiratization Talent Development Initiatives and improve access to various committees and events. Furthermore, the two entitiesare towork together on similar initiatives of mutual interest in the learning and development space.

Speaking about the agreement, Jamal Al Jassmi said: “We are pleased to partner with National Bonds to give its UAE national staff an edge in this fast-growing industry. Through hands-on learning opportunities and curated learning modules tailored to meet their unique requirements, theNational Bonds team is set to benefit fromenhanced understanding and know-how oftheir job functions while also building expertise in complementary areas.”

He added: “At EIBFS, we are committed to improving the knowledge, skills and aptitude of financial professionals in the UAE. Through our annual training programs, we seek to cover functional skills and soft skills development courses in banking and business-related subjects that can offer immense value to the National Bonds team in better serving its customers.”

“At National Bonds, we believe in creating future leaders and employee empowerment for sustainable business growth and success. We are confident that our partnership with EIBFS will lead to positive employee retention resulting in dedication to understand and serve our customers better,” said Mohammed Qasim Al Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer at National Bonds.

“This partnership is well-aligned with the vision of the UAE government to empower UAE nationals with the necessary resources to advance their careers. Over the years, we have inducted regular development initiatives to keep our employees motivated; however, this strategic alliance is will introduce a high-impact training program to meet the organization’s goals, employees’ aspirations and overall, a thriving nation,” added Mohammed.